15 facts you don't know about Amitabh Bachchan


Amitabh Bachchan is a popular name in the Indian film Industry. He also acted in Hollywood. Born on 11th October 1942 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, Mr. Bachchan entertained the whole world with his acting, singing, dancing, and writing. But, there are few facts which are unknown to many of us and to know please read to the end.

1. Amitabh Bachchan is an Ambidextrous. He can write equally and well with both of his hands. Many people doubt that he only uses his left hand more, but this is half true. Instead, he enjoys doing things in both of his hands.

2. He entered into film industry not as an actor but as a voice narrator. His first performance as a voice narrator came with Bhuvan Shome ( in 1969), a film by Mrinal Sen. Later, Satyajit Ray also used his voice in his movie Shatranj ke Khiladi in 1977. Mr. Ray appreciated his voice and blessed him.

3. From Childhood, he aimed to become an Engineer, but he became a successful actor. His family members also wanted him to be an Engineer. He was too ambitious to serve the Indian Air Force.

4. At a very earlier of his career, Amitabh’s voice was being rejected by All India Radio. But surprisingly, before the invention of youtube and the internet, Amitabh’s film song was the best showcase of AIR.

5. His first salary was Rs. 300. He as very happy with his earnings, but he has a self-desire to earn more and started working hard.

6. This Superstar gave 12 consecutive flop films, and then Zanjeer came, which bring a very repute and earning for him. This was a tough time for him. He almost lost himself for a consecutive failure. He started to identify his gap and lackings. He worked very hard for his perfection during this time. Many of his mates helped him and supported him to gain self-confidence, and it is known to everyone what happened finally.

7. Amitabh’s actual Surname was Shrivastava. Bachchan is a pen name his father adopted. His father was also an eminent poet.

8. He played a double role than any other actor in India.

9. His father wanted his name to be inqilab, but later, he decided it as Amitabh.

10. He has a hobby of collecting watches.

11. He received all Padmas- Padma Shri, Padma Bhusan and Padma Vibhusan for his contribution in arts.

12. The government of France honored him with its highest Civilian honor- Knight of the Legion of Honour.

13. He is the first Asian actor to have a wax model at Madame Tussaud’s-London.

14. Saat Hindustani is only one black white film acted by Amitabh Bachchan. This film was also the first film operated by him.

15. Britain’s House of Commons awarded the Amitabh Bachchan Global Diversity award.

Very recent Amitabh Bachchan has been tested Covid positive and is admitted to Hospital. People from different corners of the world are sending good wishes for his cuteness through various social media. People are worshiping at Temple, Church, Mosque. People are very hopeful of getting a quick recovery.

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